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Thanksgiving playlist

Sure, we could pretend like Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for friends, family and life in general (whether it be good or not as bad as it could be), but we all know the real reason we all find our way home for this heart-warming holiday: stuffing our faces with absurd amounts of food. […]

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Monday Mixer

Over the past year, I’ve grown a huge appreciation for the journalism being done by NPR. Whether it’s stories about current events, food or music, for the most part, everything they do is on point. My favorite show by NPR is Sound Opinions. It’s a weekly show and podcast done by Chicago music journalists Jim […]

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Monday Mixer

The Wombats – Party In A Forest (Where’s Laura?) The Wombats are one of my favorite underrated bands, so I figured they would be a great start for this mix. This is the perfect song to jam to right when you wake up in the morning. “Party In A Forest (Where’s Laura?)” reminds us all of […]

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The Shins reveal new tour dates

I’ll never forget how last year I walked past Shins frontman James Mercer in the Lollapalooza media tent and my heart skipped multiple beats.  It was one of the craziest moments of my life.  I couldn’t even get my phone out in time to snap a couple of quick pictures before he and his entourage […]

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Alternative Election Day

In the spirit of this election, we here on WPGU’s Music Staff are each profiling the best bands of the past four years. Which is the best? That’s for you to decide. Let us know in the comments or on our facebook! Candidate 1: Jack White Jack White has just dominated the modern rock industry for the […]

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The Shins Release Song From Christmas Collaboration

Tomorrow the Starbucks’ Label is putting out a Holiday (mostly Christmas) music compilation called Holidays Rule featuring artists like fun., The Civil Wars and The Shins. The Shins recently put out their track from the album. The track , a Paul McCartney cover is called “Wonderful Christmastime”. You can check it out on Stereogum along with […]

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